“This month is gonna go by in a flash. But every day you sit down and write, you need to remind yourself that there are so few people who can do what you’re doing. I still have friends and family amazed that I can write “that many pages.” I’m amazed. Because it’s amazing. What you’re doing is amazing. Don’t get caught up in feeling bad about the writing quality (it’s just a first draft!) or worrying about reviews. Just know that what you’re doing is inspiring, pat yourself on the back, and get ready for the next week!”
Sarah Raughley grew up in Southern Ontario writing stories about freakish little girls with powers because she secretly wanted to be one. She is a huge fangirl of anything from manga to scifi/fantasy TV to Japanese role-playing games, but she will swear up and down at book signings that she was inspired by Jane Austen. On top of being a YA writer, Sarah has a PhD in English, which makes her doctor, so it turns out she didn’t have to go to medical school after all.
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